Departement of Psychology

Our Department introduces students to psychology, a science that deals with human experience and behaviour. The Department of Psychology consists of a young and dynamic team of researchers with international resonance and a strong presence in the media. The studies in Freiburg are characterized by a trilingual environment as well as by a pleasant atmosphere created by human-sized structures and easy contacts with the teaching staff.

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How our brain interprets what we see

A team of researchers from the Universities of Fribourg and Verona have studied two unconscious - and potentially conflicting - biases in our interpretation of visual information. On the one hand, the…

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Muscle dysmorphia - in which diagnostic entity does it belong?

The Editorial "Muscle dysmorphia - in which diagnostic entity does it belong?" from Tom Kirsch and Simone Munsch, published in 2019 in Swiss Medical Forum, discusses the different diagnostic entities…

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Facial Emotion Recognition Abilities in Women Experiencing Eating Disorders

The study "Facial Emotion Recognition Abilities in Women Experiencing Eating Disorders" from Wyssen and colleagues published in 2019 in Psychosomatic Medicine, examines differences in the facial recognition…

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Studies

Psychology teaching at the University of Fribourg has 3 branches: Bachelor, Master and Postgrade.

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Research

The Psychology department consists of 12 units and research groups.

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